Posted by **Trisan** on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 11:55pm.

Solve the problem. Round the answer to the nearest hundredth. Please Show All Work!

A garden is currently 4 meters wide and 7 meters long. If the area of the garden is to be doubled by increasing the width and length by the same number of meters, find the new dimension of the garden.

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**drwls**, Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 12:19am
Please show your work and someone will be glad to critique it. You are just dumping your problems here.

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**Trisan**, Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 12:44am
I am sorry but i do not even know how to start the problem that is why i asked for someone to answer it and show work so that i maybe able to better understand it

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**drwls**, Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 4:10am
Let x be the amount by which both length and width are increased.

The new area is (4+x)(7+x)

Set that equal to twice the former area (2*4*7 = 56)and solve for x

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**Anonymous**, Monday, March 17, 2014 at 10:30pm
6.1 and 9.1

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